Friday, December 2

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What is loam tailings?
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What is loam tailings?

What is loam tailings? Tailings are the waste material from the process of separating minerals from ore. The loam tailings are a type of tailings that are composed of a mixture of clay, silt, and sand. These tailings are often generated from mining operations that process minerals such as copper, gold, and uranium. The loam tailings can be difficult to manage and dispose of due to their clay content. The clay can make the tailings dense and difficult to filter and pump. The clay can also cause the tailings to cake and harden when they dry out, making them difficult to store and handle. Biosolids Application on Loam Tailings Biosolids application on reclaimed mine tailings is one way to improve soil quality. Biosolids can be applied to the top 15 cm of tailings for several reasons. Thi...